What happens when somatics and dance education collide?
Somatics is an embodied approach to an intentionally experiential lifestyle rooted in self-agency and expression. St. Olaf College student researchers Aleks Weaver \'12, Betsy Gaasedelen \'13, Kathleen Pender \'13, Julia Moser-Hardy \'14 and Professor of Dance Sheryl Saterstrom reflect on topics of Somatic inquiry after a 30 minute moving exercise. Your subscription to this podcast includes full discussions, as well as snip-its of our conversations if you just want a taste of our thoughts.
August 1 2014 (part 2)
In this episode Sherry and Julia continue to discuss curiosity, commitment, and naming as all help us become more sophisticated movers and more aware of our being.
August 1 2014 (part 1)
In this episode Julia and Sherry continue to explore the importance of naming feelings, sensations, and movements for the sake of recognizing the aliveness of the self in ourselves and in the world.
July 25th 2014
Welcome to our relaunching! After taking nearly two years away from creating podcasts, Sheryl Saterstrom and Julia Moser-Hardy return to Mindful Moving and recorded reflection. What happens to our experience of the practice and to us in renewing dedication to it?
Rituals of Home
Aleks Weaver unpacks the concept " to Be Here Now" in the sound-score for her senior capstone choreography project. She addresses the audience and invites them to participate in the performance with content that is reflective of her own personal discoveries. Aleks would like to thank Maddi Frick as the music editor and Brian Eno for the piano accompaniment.
July 9th 2012
In response to a morning radio show about the possibility of installing technology into human lives in a more literal way, Sherry and Julia discuss how technology has advanced the music and dance industry and the perception of the body as object versus as self.
Mindful Moving, June 28 2012
The Somatic Foundations in Higher Education project returns with new podcasts from this summer's research! In this podcast from June 28th 2012 St. Olaf College student researcher Julia Moser-Hardy '14 and Professor Sheryl Saterstrom discuss the effort cycle, taking in one's environment through breath and acquisition of sensory information, and how the simple concept of front-body/back-body becomes contorted with rotation.